Will Valley

Wall Associate


Associate Professor of Teaching


Land and Food Systems



Geographic Location

Vancouver, BC

Will Valley is an associate professor of teaching in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia, Associate Dean, Equity, Decolonization, and Inclusion, and the academic director of the core curriculum in the faculty, the Land, Food, and Community (LFC) series.

The objective of the LFC series is to create learning opportunities that encourage students to become citizens, professionals, and leaders who understand the opportunities and obstacles to creating regional, national, and global food systems that are ecologically regenerative, socially just, and economically viable.

His research focuses on sustainable food systems education, food justice pedagogy, and urban agriculture. He is also a member of the Gesturing Towards Decolonial Futures Collective of researchers, artists, educators, activists and Indigenous knowledge keepers from the Global North and South that focus on how artistic and educational practices can gesture towards the possibility of decolonial futures.